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#Refugees

# refugees - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'
# France
# France

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'

Oct 26th 2016, 4:30 PM 20,994 Views 55 Comments

Fires have blazed in Calais since last night.

# refugees - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp

Oct 25th 2016, 9:14 AM 11,648 Views 87 Comments

A migrant charity said it is concerned about what will happen later in the week when those determined to get to England refuse to be moved.

# refugees - Monday 24 October, 2016

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp
# Refugees
# Refugees

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp

Oct 24th 2016, 7:33 AM 11,086 Views 28 Comments

Camp residents have begun arriving at designated spots to be bussed to French reception centres.

# refugees - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'There's a lot of hidden antipathy towards helping immigrants'
# Why So Slow?
# Why So Slow?

'There's a lot of hidden antipathy towards helping immigrants'

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 11,462 Views 106 Comments

Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan on how more empathy and an overhaul of the refugee system can see Ireland take in more migrants.

# refugees - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"We've avoided a tragedy here" - people of New Ross just relieved that discovered migrants are alive
# Wexford
# Wexford

"We've avoided a tragedy here" - people of New Ross just relieved that discovered migrants are alive

Oct 18th 2016, 9:21 PM 24,555 Views 133 Comments

Five people, including a three-year-old girl, were found in a container transported to Rosslare from France at the weekend.

# refugees - Monday 3 October, 2016

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum
# Brussels Or Budapest
# Brussels Or Budapest

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:46 AM 17,499 Views 129 Comments

While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.

# refugees - Sunday 25 September, 2016

"Ireland seems to be far down the list of desired destinations for these refugees"
# Column
# Column

"Ireland seems to be far down the list of desired destinations for these refugees"

Sep 25th 2016, 6:00 PM 329 Views 106 Comments

Will our children judge us for not doing enough for migrants the way we now wonder about Ireland’s response to the migrant crisis after World War II, asks Barry Ward.

# refugees - Sunday 18 September, 2016

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport
# No Place To Go
# No Place To Go

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport

Sep 18th 2016, 9:00 PM 19,094 Views 30 Comments

Life gets strange (and boring) when you’re living in an abandoned airport with no prospect of leaving.

# refugees - Friday 16 September, 2016

Ireland the most welcoming country for Syrian refugees, according to major European study
# Compassion
# Compassion

Ireland the most welcoming country for Syrian refugees, according to major European study

Sep 16th 2016, 2:45 PM 26,599 Views 140 Comments

IRC chief executive David Miliband says the study shows the vast majority of Europeans have “not lost their hearts”.

# refugees - Friday 9 September, 2016

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU

Sep 9th 2016, 6:04 AM 17,482 Views 83 Comments

They did not give details of how much each card would be worth.

# refugees - Sunday 4 September, 2016

"When you go down the streets, everyone smiles at you": Syrian refugee families settle in the US
# Finding Home
# Finding Home

"When you go down the streets, everyone smiles at you": Syrian refugee families settle in the US

Sep 4th 2016, 9:30 AM 17,656 Views 42 Comments

10,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in the country.

# refugees - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say
# Terror
# Terror

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say

Aug 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 12,911 Views 91 Comments

However, many believe that spending more on defence is not the answer.

# refugees - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'We are dead souls in living bodies': Australia accused of deliberately ignoring abuse of refugees
# Abuse And Neglect
# Abuse And Neglect

'We are dead souls in living bodies': Australia accused of deliberately ignoring abuse of refugees

Aug 3rd 2016, 7:44 AM 14,353 Views 66 Comments

Asylum-seekers and refugees suffer “severe abuse, inhumane treatment, and neglect,” according to the report.

# refugees - Sunday 31 July, 2016

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem
# SMS
# SMS

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem

Jul 31st 2016, 12:30 PM 18,465 Views 147 Comments

And through the use of an old tech.

# refugees - Monday 18 July, 2016

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Jul 18th 2016, 10:43 AM 24,548 Views 151 Comments

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

# refugees - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland

Jul 6th 2016, 5:44 PM 22,367 Views 264 Comments

Some 273 asylum seekers have already arrived here from Lebanon.

# refugees - Friday 17 June, 2016

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis
# MSF
# MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

Jun 17th 2016, 1:20 PM 11,197 Views 55 Comments

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

# refugees - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean
# LE Roisin
# LE Roisin

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

Jun 16th 2016, 1:17 PM 8,107 Views 39 Comments

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

# refugees - Friday 29 April, 2016

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'
# Australia
# Australia

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'

Apr 29th 2016, 10:47 AM 20,150 Views 208 Comments

The man set himself alight on in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies.

# refugees - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life
# Julien Mercille In Greece
# Julien Mercille In Greece

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Apr 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 70 Views 86 Comments

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

# refugees - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

Apr 20th 2016, 2:26 PM 11,575 Views 110 Comments

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

# refugees - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Apr 18th 2016, 9:46 PM 13,752 Views 94 Comments

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

# refugees - Friday 15 April, 2016

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope
# Opinion
# Opinion

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope

Apr 15th 2016, 8:00 AM 136 Views 32 Comments

Alia Alsoud left Syria in 2011 at start of the civil war. She visited Ireland recently to meet children and teenagers concerned about the refugee crisis.

# refugees - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security
# Violent Extremism
# Violent Extremism

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

Apr 12th 2016, 10:52 PM 15,012 Views 81 Comments

The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.

# refugees - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey
# Controversial
# Controversial

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Apr 9th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,216 Views 42 Comments

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# refugees - Friday 8 April, 2016

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey
# Greece
# Greece

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

Apr 8th 2016, 7:47 AM 9,791 Views 60 Comments

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

# refugees - Friday 18 March, 2016

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'
# Refugees
# Refugees

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'

Mar 18th 2016, 6:48 PM 23,274 Views 95 Comments

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.

Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy
# Battle For Survival
# Battle For Survival

Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy

Mar 18th 2016, 2:20 PM 35,616 Views 96 Comments

There were 20 men, 15 children and five women on the boat that was attacked.

# refugees - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy

Mar 13th 2016, 1:28 PM 17,193 Views 73 Comments

The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany is prepared to scoop up the protest vote.

# refugees - Friday 4 March, 2016

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp

Mar 4th 2016, 2:15 PM 19,149 Views 142 Comments

Police moved into the camp again yesterday to demolish the make-shift homes the migrants have been living in.

# refugees - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp
# Calais
# Calais

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

Mar 1st 2016, 4:15 PM 15,138 Views 62 Comments

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

# refugees - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Kurdish refugees found in back of lorry awaiting transfer to asylum centre
# Wexford
# Wexford

Kurdish refugees found in back of lorry awaiting transfer to asylum centre

Feb 28th 2016, 2:50 PM 15,449 Views 123 Comments

They were discovered at the back of a truck that had travelled to Ireland from France.

# refugees - Saturday 20 February, 2016

This refugee cat who got lost while fleeing Iraq has been reunited with his family
# Kunkush
From The Daily Edge
# Kunkush

This refugee cat who got lost while fleeing Iraq has been reunited with his family

Feb 20th 2016, 5:15 PM 4,668 Views 1 Comment

After a four month, 4000km journey.

# refugees - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group
# Finland
# Finland

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group

Feb 10th 2016, 1:45 PM 19,246 Views 56 Comments

The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.

# refugees - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Harassment and humiliation in Lebanon: 'If I get into a cab, the driver will try to touch me'
# A Safe Place
# A Safe Place

Harassment and humiliation in Lebanon: 'If I get into a cab, the driver will try to touch me'

Feb 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 20,736 Views 27 Comments

Female refugees living in the country have spoken of sexual harassment and attempts by men to exploit them.

# refugees - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais
# Welcome To The Jungle
# Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

Jan 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,269 Views 63 Comments

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# refugees - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Anne Frank's stepsister compares Donald Trump to Hitler
# Auschwitz Survivor
# Auschwitz Survivor

Anne Frank's stepsister compares Donald Trump to Hitler

Jan 28th 2016, 3:42 PM 24,257 Views 95 Comments

Eva Schloss also likened the experience of Jewish people in WWII to that of Syrian refugees today.

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers
# Tighter Borders
# Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

Jan 28th 2016, 8:24 AM 29,314 Views 163 Comments

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# refugees - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws

Jan 26th 2016, 9:27 PM 22,392 Views 146 Comments

Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..

# refugees - Monday 25 January, 2016

Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp
# Les Miserables
# Les Miserables

Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp

Jan 25th 2016, 2:42 PM 15,481 Views 35 Comments

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.